Monday, October 13, 2008

Nor'easter Beer Dinner

I'll be tapping a fresh cask of Clipper City Brewing's Winter Storm as part of a Nor'easter Beer Dinner at Chadwicks Restaurant, Old Town, Alexandria, Va. Tuesday evening, 14 October.

Shive punch

Here's the menu:

6 Seasonal Tastings from 6 Northeastern US Breweries

To Start
a variety of hors d'oeuvres
Roasted Figs with Vermont Pepper Chevre
Maryland Rockfish and Ponzu Bibb Lettuce Wraps
New York Crispin Apple and Cheddar Tartlets
Fontina polenta with Maine Autumn Squash Ratatouille
Cape May, New Jersey Salts with Cranberry Mignonette
Paired with
Otter Creek Oktoberest (Vermont)

Post Road Pumpkin Ale (Brooklyn, New York)

Bison, Diver Scallop, and Golden Beef Carpaccio
Paired with River Horse Winter Freeze (New Jersey)

Fish Course
Seared Sturgeon with Lobster Mushrooms and Butter Beans
Paired with Allagash Grand Cru (Maine)

Meat Course
Braised Short Ribs, Yam Gaufrette, and Asiago Risotto
Paired with a fresh cask of
Clipper City Brewing Winter Storm Category 5 Ale (Baltimore, Maryland)

A Very Stout Cupcake
Paired with Brooklyn Brewing Black Chocolate Stout (Brooklyn, New York)

Chef Peter Durkin
Chef Peter Durkin

[UPDATE: Photos from the dinner.]

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